[rescue] advice on rescuing an e10k

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Thu Oct 26 15:09:48 CDT 2006

Wed, 25 Oct 2006 @ 22:50 -0400, Patrick Finnegan said:

> A BG/L is a cluster of dual proc PPC machines with way too little memory 
> per processor (512MB/processor pair IIRC), and a few (3 if memory serves 
> correctly) different interconnect networks sticking the nodes together.  
> It's not really a single-system-image architecure, at all.

That's what the Linux 2.6 kernel is supposed to bring.

There *are* some single-instance versions, but they are custom hacks.

The idea is to make it a supported sub architecture so it can be made

Some people believe there is no reason for creating a single-instance of
any OS, and that it is better to have an OS per machine.

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